Soma was a science fiction poetry fanzine by Van Splawn.
Soma was published in 1953. It was a small 4 page fanzine that included exclusively poetry in its pages. Two issues were released.
The contributions to Issue Two were the poems Cosmic Lie by Lilith Lorraine (Challenge, Different, Flame); Youthful Martyr by Orma McCormick (Starlanes); The Angel Tree by Richard Shaver (The Shaver Mystery Magazine); Ennui by Clark Ashton Smith; and Tide's Gambit by William Young.
The cover of Issue Two was by Richard Bergeron (Warhoon).
Van Splawn also released the single issue fanzine The Fantasmith in 1953.